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Dr. Andrew J. Palafox, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

El Paso, TX

Overall rating
4.6
Recent reviews
Like always Dr. Palafox is a true professional. He is a bravo Dr. who goes indepth with his question to getthe most accurate dignossis. I always refer possible paeients to him that have gotten hurt at work of off the job. I have always gotten 100% good feedback from friend/ coworkers/ family I have recommended. His staff is as well fantastic. Like Romney & Luis are the best.
Like always Dr. Palafox is a true professional. He is a bravo Dr. who goes indepth with his question to get the most accurate dignossis. I always refer possible paeients tohim that have gotten hurt at work of off the job. I have always gotten 100% good feedback from friend/ coworkers/ family I have recommended. His staff is as well fantastic. Like Romney & Luis are the best.
JH · Less than 6 months ago
Great person. X-Ray very helpful. Explain everything to make sure I understand. Very helpful staff.
Great person. X-Ray very helpful. Explain everything to make sure I understand. Very helpful staff.
DM · Less than 6 months ago

About Dr. Andrew J. Palafox

Dr. Andrew J. Palafox is a dedicated orthopedic surgeon. He is a part of El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group, located at El Paso, TX. He has received his board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Palafox completed his medical training at Texas Tech University, Lubbock. He went on to pursue a residency in orthopedic surgery at Tulane University Medical Center. He advanced his training by completing a fellowship in general surgery at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital. Additionally, he completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas, Austin. Dr. Palafox is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, and the Texas Medical Association. He is a zealous researcher, with authorial credits in numerous esteemed publications. His eye for detail and expertise with the surgical blade are renowned.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • AmeriGroup

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Doctor of Medicine
  • Tulane University Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Texas, Austin (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Southwest Association of Hispanic American Physicians

Awards and publications

  • 15th Annual Orthopaedic Residents Conference (Finalist) Title: Thigh Pain Following Total Hip Arthroplasty Memphis, Tennessee, August 22 — 23, 1997
  • 10th Annual Orthopaedic Residents Conference (Finalist) Title: An In Vitro Biomechanical Study of Structures Influencing the Posterior Stability of the tibiotalar joint
  • Cook SD; Baffes GC; Wolfe MW; Palafox AJ: A comparison of femoral and mandibu'ar animal models for the evaluation of HAcoated implants: J Oral Implantol 1992; 18(4):259-65
  • Cook SD; Baffes CC; Palafox AJ; Wolfe MW; Burges A: Torsional stability of HA-coated and grit-blasted titanium dental implants: J Oral Implantol 1992;18(4):3

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1700866407

Dr. Andrew J. Palafox's office locations

El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group

3100 Lee Trevino Dr, Ste # B

El Paso, TX 79936

El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group

1700 Murchison Dr

El Paso, TX 79902

El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group

7420 Remcon Cir, Suite A-2

El Paso, TX 79912

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Like always Dr. Palafox is a true professional. He is a bravo Dr. who goes indepth with his question to get the most accurate dignossis. I always refer possible paeients to him that have gotten hurt at work of off thejob. I have always gotten 100% good feedback from friend/ coworkers/ family I have recommended. His staff is as well fantastic. Like Romney & Luis are the best.
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Great person. X-Ray very helpful. Explain everything to make sure I understand. Very helpful staff.
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A little to long.
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OK.
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Follow up visit.
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Outstanding service.
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